A leading, standards-setting transportation organization has named a project by Georgia Tech and Georgia Department of Transportation researchers one of the year’s most valuable. And the work could save time and money for DOTs around the country.
The American Society of Civil Engineers Georgia Section honored master’s student Maya Goldman and Associate Professor David Scott with President’s Awards at the group’s annual banquet August 25. The group also recognized environmental engineering master’s student Annie Blissit as the Young Civil Engineer of the Year.
Students studying construction engineering in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will see a new face in their classes starting this fall. Eric Marks joined the School Aug. 1 as a professor of the practice — a homecoming of sorts, since Marks earned his Ph.D. in the School a few years ago.
A new faculty member with one foot in electrical engineering and another in civil engineering is working to make sure the transportation systems of the future can accommodate all the different demands they will face, from self-driving cars to technologies we haven’t even imagined yet. Sam Coogan joins the Georgia Tech faculty this fall as an assistant professor in both the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.